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LibriVox - founded in 2005 - is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain in the USA and available as free downloads on the internet. If you are not in the USA, please check your country's copyright law before downloading. Please visit the LibriVox website where you can search for books that interest you. You can search or...
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by Lewis Carroll
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Librivox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 01 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 02 Brad Bush Chapter 03 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 04 Miette Chapter 05 Mark Bradford Chapter 06 Raza Shah Chapter 07 Kara Shallenberg Chapter 08 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 09 MarinaMechanical Chapter 10 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 11 R. Francis Smith Chapter 12 Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Source: Librivox recording of Gutenberg e-text #11
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by Aristotle
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LibriVox recording of Meteorology, On the Universe & On Breath by Aristotle. (Translated by Edward Seymour Forster; Erwin Wentworth Webster; John Frederic Dobson.) Read in English by Geoffrey Edwards Meteorology (Greek: Μετεωρολογικά; Latin: Meteorologica or Meteora) by Aristotle Translated by Erwin Wentworth Webster before he fell in action in 1917. Book I: The Celestial Sphere, Stars & Precipitation Book II: Seas, Winds & Earthquakes Book III: Halos, Rainbows &...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, God, earthquakes, astronomy, soul, geology, aristotle, weather, meteorology
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by Robert Means Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of The Magic of the Horse-Shoe by Robert Means Lawrence. Read in English by ToddHW; Dodi; JCzekaj; docdlmartin; mlcui;  Christine Rottger; czandra; ShrubDryad; Katina Papadakis; Lee Vogler. The study of the origin and history of popular customs and beliefs affords an insight, otherwise unattainable, into the operations of the human mind in early times. Superstitions, however trivial in themselves, relics of paganism though they be, and oftentimes comparable to baneful weeds,...
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by Edmund Spenser
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LibriVox recording of Amoretti and Epithalamion by Edmund Spenser. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland "These Sonnets furnish us with a circumstantial and very interesting history of Spenser's second courtship, which, after many repulses, was successfully terminated by the marriage celebrated in the Epithalamion. As these poems were entered in the Stationers' Registers on the 19th of November, 1594, we may infer that they cover a period of time extending from the end of 1592 to the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, love, marriage, sonnet, Courtship
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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LibriVox recording of U.S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950-1953, Volume 2: The Inchon-Seoul Operation by Lynn Montross; Nicholas Canzona. Read in English by Aaron Bennett. The Inchon Landing was a major amphibious operation, planned in record time and executed with skill and precision. Even more, it was an exemplification of the fruits of a bold strategy executed by a competent force. The decision to attack at Inchon involved weakening the line against enemy strength in the Pusan Perimeter in...
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by Edward Lamplough
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LibriVox recording of Yorkshire Battles by Edward Lamplough. Read in English by lightcrystal. Edward Lamplough describes 22 battles that all occurred in Yorkshire over many time periods and political contexts. - Summary by lightcrystal For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover,m4b or other formats (if...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, Holmes, adventure, Doyle
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by E. E. Smith
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LibriVox recording of Storm Cloud on Deka by E. E. Smith. Read in English by Phil Chenevert;   Another pulp Science Fiction saga by E.E.'Doc' Smith. The Galactic Civilization is established, lensmen are on every world. But those horrible Atomic Vorteces still rage on many worlds. The only man who can extinguish them, the human computer 'Storm' Cloud, is embroiled in a tangled affair in this story of nasty villians and partially clad women. Don't ask me, I just read this stuff. - Summary by...
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by Dashiell Hammett
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LibriVox recording of The Gutting of Couffignal by Dashiell Hammett. Read in English by Winston Tharp Dashiell Hammett’s hardboiled detective is assigned by his agency to guard a stash of wedding presents on an exclusive Bay Area island. Just as he settles in for what he thinks will be a boring break from the pursuit of bad guys, the lights go out and the sounds of gunfire and explosions shatter the quiet of the night. A military style assault on the island ‘s rich residents is underway,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Detective, San Francisco, continental op, hardboiled
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by Romain Rolland
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LibriVox recording of Handel by Romain Rolland. (Translated by Arthur Eaglefield Hull.) Read in English by mkirkpat. As Romain Rolland indicates in the preface, this book is a brief sketch of the life and technique of Handel. He provides biographical background and addresses the operas, oratorios, clavier compositions, chamber music, and orchestral compositions. Images of musical examples mentioned by Rolland can be found in the printed text. The text also includes a list of Handel's works...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, biography, composers
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Index of pages containing M4B files created by LibriVox Volunteers. UPDATE - 22 FEB 2015 Thanks to an improvement by folks at Internet Archive, M4B files can now be stored together with the other Librivox audio files without causing problems. We will not adding to these pages any more. Main ( 1.7 GB) English page 1 ( 74.5 GB) English page 1A (152 GB) English page 1B ( 30.1 GB) English page 2 (112 GB) English page 3 (137 GB) English page 4 ( 76.6 GB) English page 5 ( 30.7 GB) English page 6 (...
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by Eleanor H. Porter
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LibriVox recording of Pollyanna Grows Up (Version 2 Dramatic Reading) by Eleanor H. Porter. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers Pollyanna visits Boston for the summer and stays with the grumpy, miserable, yet very wealthy Ruth Carew. Lonely in a big city away from her old companions and forbidden from talking to strangers, Pollyanna begins to despair of ever making new friends. Through her teenage years and into adulthood, will Pollyanna and her glad game be able to make a difference in the...
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by Edith Eudora Kohl
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LibriVox recording of Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl. Read in English by Matthew McNaughton "It will be all right," Ida Mary told her father cheerfully. "It is only for eight months. Nothing can happen in eight months." Edith and Ida Mary Ammons, two slightly-built young women raised on exciting stories of a glamorous Wild West, bade their father good-bye in St. Louis and boarded a steamboat up the Missouri river on their way to South Dakota, to make something...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, memoir, homesteading, south dakota
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Island Of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Bob Neufeld In this classsic of H. G. Wells, Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a beautiful island in the South Seas and is drawn into the wild and cruel world of Doctor Moreau, who aspires to play God with animals. (Bob Neufeld) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by H.G. Wells
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LibriVox's public domain recording of H.G. Well's The Invisible Man . The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of invisibility and uses it on himself. The story begins as the Invisible Man, with a bandaged face and a heavy coat and gloves, takes a train to lodge in a country inn whilst he tries to discover the antidote and make himself visible again. The...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Luís Vaz de Camões
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LibriVox recording in Portuguese of Os Lusíadas, by Luís Vaz de Camões. Read by zaaf. Camões (1524-1580) é o maior poeta da nossa língua, e Os Lusíadas a sua obra maior. Publicada em 1572, é poema épico em dez cantos, narrando os feitos dos Portugueses em suas guerras e descobertas marítimas, em uma visão maravilhosa e exaltada, grandiosa e de comovente patriotismo. Apesar das barreiras que se põem ao leitor moderno, as referências mitológicas às vezes recônditas, as menções a...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, Portuguese, poetry, lusiadas, Luis Vaz de Camoes, patriotism, epic poem
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Rudyard Kipling
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LibriVox recording of Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Mark F. Smith. Real men don't take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the "We're Here", a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There's no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned. Harvey is heir to a vast fortune, but his rescuers...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, adventure, saltwater fishing, rescues, teenage boys
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman . Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft. Both are on the run, Huck from his drunk and abusive...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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LibriVox recording of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Mark F. Smith.   This is the extraordinary tale of a boy, Jim Hawkins, who comes into possession of Captain Flint's treasure map, after a buccaneer takes a room at his inn and later dies. The map spreads its ill luck to all who know of it. A local squire outfits a ship to voyage to the Treasure Island, unearth the treasure, and bring it home. Little does he suspect that the man he has hired aboard as cook was formerly...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fiction, sea stories
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Herman Melville
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Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have...
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by William Parsons Warburton
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LibriVox recording of Edward III by William Parsons Warburton. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Edward III reigned for fifty years, from 1327 to 1377. William Warburton writes that "the backbone of the story of his reign and times is the great Continental war...He was a genuine Englishman in his rough and ready, and often incoherent policy; in his contempt for foreigners and his audacious confidence in himself and his countrymen; in his love of manly exertion; his personal pride and...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, scotland, France, hundred years war, black prince, edward iii, edward ii,...
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A thirty-sixth collection of CD cover art, created by volunteers for some of our LibriVox Audio Books.  We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page .
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by Alexandre Dumas
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Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo , by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo ) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers , as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the...
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Topics: monte cristo, dumas, librivox, audiobook, adventure, romance
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Jane Austen
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Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice , by Jane Austen. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/pride-and-prejudice-by-jane-austen/   Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen's novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797,...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, doyle, mystery, sherlock holmes, literature, adventure
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by Eduardo Zamacois y Quintana
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LibriVox recording of Memorias de un vagón de ferrocarril by Eduardo Zamacois y Quintana. Read in Spanish by volunteer readers. Este vagón personificado nos cuenta en primera persona su vida y las historias de los pasajeros aventureros que montan en él. Hay de todo – cónyuges infieles, salteadores de tren, un torero, una asesina, y más. El vagón corre por toda España, conociendo su geografía y sus peculiaridades. Se hace amigo de otros vagones de distintos tipos; es chocado y...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Spain, 1920s, españa, spanish history, años 20
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by J. M. Barrie
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Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, Peter Pan, James Matthew Barrie, children, fantasy, Neverland, Tinkerbell,...
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A thirtyfifth collection of CD cover art, this one created by Availle for some of our LibriVox Audio Books.  We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page .
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by Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic in ways that have given the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children. It is considered to be one of the most characteristic examples of the "literary nonsense" genre, and...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of 1891 Collection by Various. Read by Bellona Times A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover, M4B or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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by Homer
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Librivox recording of The Odyssey , by Homer (transl. Samuel Butler). The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad ), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad , and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to return to his native land of Ithaca after...
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by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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Don Quijote de la Mancha (ortografía y título original —1605—, El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha ) es una de las obras cumbre de la literatura española y la literatura universal, el libro más traducido después de la Biblia, escrito por Miguel de Cervantes. La novela consta de dos partes: la primera, El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha , fue publicada en 1605; la segunda, El ingenioso caballero don Quijote de la Mancha , en 1615. La primera parte se imprimió en...
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by Townsend, George Fyler; tr. Jorge R. Rodríguez
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The classic Aesop's Fables have been translated to every language for hundreds of years. The fables, told in the form of allegories, give us universal, worldly advice. The use of animals and ancient gods makes the lessons unbiased and impartial. Short and smart, these fables entertain and enrich our lives. In this volume you will find 30 of the 300 fables we offer you in Spanish. Las clásicas Fábulas de Esopo han sido traducidas a todos idiomas por cientos de años. Las fábulas, en forma de...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ruth Golding . A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine and subsequently collected into a single volume. There is not always a crime committed nor a culprit to find, and when there is, Holmes does not invariably get his man. However, his extraordinary powers of deduction generally solve the mystery, often...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long...
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice , by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is most offended by his haughty friend, Mr. Darcy. This is Austen at the height of her powers: the ironic narration, hilariously drawn...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He was devised by Scottish author and doctor Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve cases. He is perhaps the most famous fictional detective, and indeed one of the best known and most...
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by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
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LibriVox recording of Novelas Cortas by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón. Read by Karen Savage. Antología de nueve novelas cortas de Pedro Antonio de Alarcón. Anthology of nine short stories by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (99MB)
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by Florence Scovel Shinn
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LibriVox recording of The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn. Read by Amy Conger. Florence Scovel Shinn, an illustrator living in New York City, became a teacher of New Thought after a divorce. New Thought was a movement which holds the belief that individuals can create their own reality through intentional thoughts and prayer, much like the current Law of Attraction movement. The Game of Life and How to Play It is her first book, and is remarkable for being written by a...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (version 4) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read in English by David Clarke The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories that were originally illustrated by Sidney Paget. These are the first set of short stories that were published and followed the publishing of his first 2 novels, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four. - Summary by David Clarke For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by William Shakespeare
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Librivox recording of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Read by Sam Stinson . Romeo and Juliet is an early tragedy by William Shakespeare about two teenage "star-cross'd lovers" whose "untimely deaths" ultimately unite their feuding households. The play has been highly praised by literary critics for its language and dramatic effect. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays....
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by Townsend, George Fyler; tr. Jorge R. Rodríguez
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The classic Aesop's Fables have been translated to every language for hundreds of years. The fables, told in the form of allegories, give us universal, worldly advice. The use of animals and ancient gods makes the lessons unbiased and impartial. Short and smart, these fables entertain and enrich our lives. In this volume you will find 30 of the 300 fables we offer you in Spanish. Las clásicas Fábulas de Esopo han sido traducidas a todos idiomas por cientos de años. Las fábulas, en forma de...
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by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title. Following...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of collection Weird Tales Presents: Mad Science! by Various. Read in English by Volunteer Readers. From the pages of Weird Tales Magazine comes a wild and thrilling collection of mad scientists, deranged experiments and bizarre inventions that horrify the senses! This compilation of stories collects stories of science gone awry from the first four years of Weird Tales' existence (1923 to 1926) and is sure to excite and titillate pulp fiction fans young and old! - Summary by...
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by Ayn Rand
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LibriVox's Anthem by Ayn Rand. Read by Chere Theriot. Anthem is a dystopic science fiction story taking place at some unspecified future date. Mankind has entered another dark age as a result of what Rand saw as the weaknesses of socialistic thinking and economics. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur, if at all) and the concept of individuality has been eliminated (for example, the word "I" has disappeared from the language). As is common in...
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by Edmond Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of The City at World's End, by Edmond Hamilton. Read by Mark Nelson. A surprise nuclear war may cause the End of the World, but not the way anyone could have imagined. A classic science fiction tale from Galaxy Magazine. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Red One by Jack London. Read in English by Ben Tucker. Famous American author Jack London brings us four more tales of adventure. "The Red One" is the story of an explorer who tangles with cannibals to discover a mysterious artifact of possible otherworldly origins, "The Hussy" and "Like Argus of Ancient Times" are both adventurous stories of quests for gold, and "The Princess" is a rousing tale of adventure on the high seas....
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Librivoxaudio Covers
by LV covermakers
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A thirty-fourth collection of CD cover art, created by volunteers for some of our LibriVox Audio Books. We'll add more covers as our volunteers create them, so please check back. Each cover can be downloaded as a .pdf to print out and insert into a jewel case, or as a 300x300px .jpg for your iTunes Album Art. Each thumbnail is linked to the catalog page where the links to the cover files can be found. This is just one of many LibriVox cover art pages. You'll find a complete list on our top page...
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by Charlotte Brontë
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LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Reina Valera
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LibriVox recording of el Evangelio Según San Juán, Versión Reina Valera (The Gospel According to John, Reina Valera Version). Read by arturo. El Evangelio según Juan es un libro de la Biblia en el Nuevo Testamento que contiene la historia de la vida de Jesucristo. El apóstol Juan el evangelista es considerado su autor. The Gospel according to John is a book of the New Testament of the Bible that contains the story of the life of Jesus Christ. The apostle John the evangelist is considered...
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by Harriet H. Robinson
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LibriVox recording of Loom and Spindle by Harriet H. Robinson. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Harriet Robinson was a frequent contributor to the famous monthly periodical, "The Lowell Offering", which featured poetry, essays and fiction written between 1840-1845 by the young female textile workers (ages 15-35) known as Lowell Mill Girls, living in the innovative Lowell, Massachusetts textile mills communities. Articles published therein describe their living conditions, where...
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Librivoxaudio Covers
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by Leroy Scott
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LibriVox recording of Cordelia the Magnificent by Leroy Scott. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers Cordelia Marlowe carries a high society name but no fortune. She has to make ends meet, but what kind of work can a young lady do whose main education has been social manners and tennis? Her acts lead her in the courtships of three completely different men, but in the end, fate chooses for her, and Cordelia emerges a changed person. A tale of mystery, blackmail and love, written in just 23 days...
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by Townsend, George Fyler; tr. Jorge R. Rodríguez
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The classic Aesop's Fables have been translated to every language for hundreds of years. The fables, told in the form of allegories, give us universal, worldly advice. The use of animals and ancient gods makes the lessons unbiased and impartial. Short and smart, these fables entertain and enrich our lives. In this volume you will find 30 of the 300 fables we offer you in Spanish. Las clásicas Fábulas de Esopo han sido traducidas a todos idiomas por cientos de años. Las fábulas, en forma de...
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by Arthur Conan Doyle
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Librivox recording of the Sign of the Four, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Robin Cotter When a young lady approaches Sherlock Holmes looking for help in finding out what happened to her father when he disappeared 10 years earlier, both Holmes and Watson are sent on a mission involving stolen treasure, service in colonial India and a secret pact among four ex-convicts. (Summary by Robin Cotter) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton). Join in the fun as Holmes deduces his...
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LibriVox recording of Historia celebre de la Reina de Espana Dona Juana, llamada vulgarmente La Loca. Como implica el título, esta es una biografía de Doña Juana, conocida como Juana la Loca, hija de Fernando II de Aragón e Isabel I de Castilla, los Reyes Católicos. As the title implies, this is a biography of Doña Juana, known as Juana the Mad, daughter of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabel I of Castile, the Catholic Monarchs. For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Anton Chekhov
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LibriVox recording of La sala numero 6 by Anton Chekhov. (Translated by Nicolás Tasín.) Read in Spanish by Epachuko La sala número 6 es un pequeño manicomio en el que viven encerradas cinco personas. Está dentro de un hospital decadente en una “pequeña y sucia ciudad a 200 verstas del ferrocarril”. Ante el estado calamitoso que presentan las instalaciones y el trato deplorable que reciben sus enfermos, el nuevo doctor y jefe del hospital (el señor Ragin) decide no hacer nada. ¿Para...
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